Accident Cessna 340A YV-1451, Tuesday 15 September 2009
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Date:Tuesday 15 September 2009
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 340A
Registration: YV-1451
MSN: 340A-0641
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Quiripital, Guatopo National Park. -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Valle de La Pascua (SVVP)
Destination airport:Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Reported missing about 17:00 LT, after last contact to ATC, over Quiripital. Search/Rescue crew was not able to find crash site, because rough terrain and poor weather. Search is on course. On Sept. 16, found crashed without survivors.

Cause: "The DGPIAAE determines that the most probable cause for the occurrence of this accident was the loss of situational awareness, caused mainly by adverse weather conditions and reduced visibility in which the descent phase took place, so it is possible to establish the Human Factor as the cause and the Physical Factor as the contributor."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

16-Sep-2009 09:21 Aviaconsult Added
17-Sep-2009 05:36 Aviaconsult Updated
29-Apr-2020 07:15 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Apr-2020 07:19 harro Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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